is the author of The Accordion Repertoire (poetry; Edge Books, 2012) and Armed Forces (criticism; Continuum, 2006). He is currently working on a book about bridges, middle eights, and breakdowns in popular music for Wesleyan University Press. His most recent album with the Human Hearts, Another, was released by Shrimper Records in 2012. He lives in Jackson Heights, Queens.
“Wouldn't it Be Milchadik?” was commissioned by Triple Canopy through its 2011 call for proposals for the Research Work
project area, which receives support from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston, the Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.